Budget Meetings Behind Closed Doors? Interpreting the Systems Act on Public Access to Meetings.

Can mayoral committees and executive committees hold meetings behind closed doors about critical issues like draft by-laws or draft budgets? Does section 20 of the Systems Act allow the public access to all meetings of council and mayoral committees? This article discusses this issue and postulates a proper interpretation of the meaning of section 20.

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